Customers can improve user experience 5x while reducing costs by more than 40% on average, using Fortinet Secure SD-WAN. Software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) has quickly become the solution of choice for legacy WAN infrastructure replacement in distributed organisations. But not all SD-WAN approaches are equally effective. While some implementations simply add basic SD-WAN capabilities to existing legacy routers (featuring a stateful firewall for security), doing so adds infrastructure complexity while exposing branches to undue security risks.
On 21st September 2020, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that the Silver Peak acquisition is complete. The investment valued $925 million, will strengthen Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform), helping to advance enterprise cloud transformation with a comprehensive edge-to-cloud networking solution covering all aspects of wired, wireless local area networking (LAN) and wide-area networking (WAN).
Bring your own device (BYOD) refers to the trend of employees using personal devices to connect to their organisational networks and access work-related systems and potentially sensitive or confidential data. The seek to balance mobile security concerns with employees’ productivity.
As more employees work from home, it’s important to review your VPN (Virtual Private Network) settings and following the best guidance, specially considering attackers are going through VPN technologies more than ever before.
The current difficult situation made it clear that WAN transformation is essential to realise maximum value from their existing and future cloud investments. However, with many vendors and providers around SD-WAN, it’s extremely difficult to select the right vendor and the best SD-WAN platform for your organisation. There are many criteria and features to considers but here we would like to underline the top seven considerations to keep in mind when evaluating and selecting your SD-WAN vendor and platform.
London, England: Wired Broadcast, an international leader in high-performance agile connectivity solutions, is pleased to announce that Ampito Group has become a channel partner and will offer its customers Wired Broadcast’s line of multi-WAN products.
“We’re excited to announce our latest partnership, one that will redefine cloud access for enterprises globally and accelerate Digital Transformation initiatives.
There is universal consensus in IT around the fact that network undergoing dramatic transformation. New security concepts such as SASE (stands for Secure Access Service Edge, pronounced “sassy”) and ZTNA (we recently explained how Zero Trust Network Access can help to secure remote workers) promise to deliver on the architectural changes required to address the security requirements of the digital enterprise. In fact, Garnet, the first to describe these cybersecurity concepts, says that 40% of companies will look to adopt SASE in the upcoming years.
In one of its latest publication, Gartner (global research and advisory firm providing information, advice, and tools for leaders in IT, finance, HR, customer service and support, communications, legal and compliance, marketing, sales, and supply chain functions) explained that remote access VPN was thought of as a dying technology until COVID-19 changed the way people work. In this research, Gartner included several variables that each company should consider before selecting their remote access solutions.
During this difficult and unprecedented time, remote working is not an option anymore. Consequently, many companies had to reorganise their business, implementing their business continuity plan to ensure that the organisation can maintain operations in the face of potential disasters.